Corporate Sponsorship Levels

Franco Center 15th Anniversary Season (2016-17) Underwriter & Sponsor Levels

Thank you for considering the following proposals for different levels of support of the Franco Center. Becoming an underwriter or sponsor at one of the following levels for our 2016-17 Season confers upon you or your company the following benefits:

$10,000 and above – Season Underwriter

  • Name and logo will appear on the Franco Center’s digital marquee a minimum of 175,200 times per year (480 times per day) on the corner of Cedar Oxford Streets, a very busy traffic artery connecting Lewiston and Auburn used by 10,000 to 20,000 cars per day
  • Full-page color ad in our season program booklet, distributed to all attendees of Franco Center events for an entire year
  • Verbal acknowledgement before every audience at all in-house events, asking them to thank and support your company
  • Sponsor name placement on all print advertisements including local newspapers and monthly magazines
  • Sponsor name and logo placement on all event posters and handbills posted at the Franco Center and distributed throughout the Greater Androscoggin area, and name listed in all Franco Center newspaper and magazine ads
  • Name and logo placement in main lobby light boxes at the Franco Center
  • Logo and link placement on every page of our web site (francocenter.org), in a size larger than other sponsors at lower levels
  • A framed announcement expressing our appreciation to major underwriters on all tables during our monthly luncheon gatherings, known as “La Rencontre”
  • Tickets to all in-house concerts, in-house events at which meals are served (Medieval Feast, Cabaret Nights, etc.) plus 4 tickets to our annual Gala and unlimited tickets to all Piano Series performances (please note that not all events at the Franco Center are “in-house” events – many are produced staged by outside arts organizations who rent Performance and Heritage Halls)
  • Sponsor logos on lobby video displays to be viewed before every performance
  • Invitation to Appreciation Night Reception and Concert, usually in March during Francophone Week (La Semaine de la Francophonie), and other 15th   Anniversary events

$5,000.00 Season Sponsor I or Show Sponsor

  • Name and logo will appear on the Franco Center’s digital marquee a minimum of 87,600 times per year (240 times per day) on the corner of Cedar Oxford Streets, a very busy traffic artery connecting Lewiston and Auburn used by 10,000 to 20,000 cars per day
  • Full-page color ad in our season program booklet, distributed to all attendees of Franco Center events for an entire year
  • Verbal acknowledgement before every audience at all in-house events, asking them to thank and support your company
  • Sponsor name placement on all print advertisements including local newspapers and monthly magazines
  • Sponsor name and logo placement on all event posters and handbills posted at the Franco Center and distributed throughout the Greater Androscoggin area
  • Logo and link placement on every page of our web site (francocenter.org)
  • A framed announcement expressing our appreciation to major underwriters on all tables during our monthly luncheon gatherings, known as “La Rencontre”
  • Tickets to all in-house concerts and in-house events at which meals are served (Medieval Feast, Cabaret Nights, etc.). Plus 4 tickets to our Annual Gala and to all Piano Series performances (and please note that not all events at the Franco Center are “in-house” events – many are produced staged by outside arts organizations who rent Performance and Heritage Halls)
  • Logo on lobby video displays to be viewed before every performance

$2,500.00 Season Sponsor II

  • Name and logo will appear on the Franco Center’s digital marquee a minimum of 43,800 times per year (120 times per day) on the corner of Cedar Oxford Streets, a very busy traffic artery connecting Lewiston and Auburn used by 10,000 to 20,000 cars per day
  • Half-page color ad in our season program booklet, distributed to all attendees of Franco Center events for an entire year
  • Verbal acknowledgement before every audience at all in-house events asking them to thank and support your company
  • Logo and link placement on every page of our web site (the newly re-designed francocenter.org)
  • Name and logo placement in main lobby light boxes at the Franco Center
  • 2 tickets to our Annual Gala and 4 tickets to each Piano Series concert
  • Logo on lobby video displays to be viewed before every in-house performance

It is our hope that you will consider becoming a season underwriter or sponsor for the Franco Center. As you know, we bring quality entertainment and many educational programs to people of all ages. It is only through the support of generous people in our community that this is possible. We sincerely hope that you will become part of our support team.

Upcoming Performances

  • Mar
    3

    Mainely Improv

    Heritage Hall

    Mar 3 - Mar 3

    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    On the Spot Comedy PhotoWhat do you get when you combine the improvisation style of the television show, “Whose Line Is It, Anyway?” with a Maine-based comedy troupe that loves the art of improvisation?

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  • Mar
    4

    6th Annual Maine's Got Talent 2017

    Performance Hall

    Mar 4 - Mar 4

    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    MGTlogo_2013Maine’s Got Talent  features 10 performing artists competing for cash prizes. Fifty percent of the vote comes from the audience and the other fifty percent from our celebrity judges. The celebrity Judges this year are Tom Doucette, 2014-16 performer of Maine’s Got Talent, Joe Philippon, Lewiston Police Department and Celeste from WBLM’s Morning Show.

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  • Mar
    5

    Blowin' in the Wind – Pettingill Fundraiser

    Heritage Hall

    Mar 5 - Mar 5

    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Graphic - Denny Breau 3-5-17The music of Bob Dylan, Mamas & Papas, Simon & Garfunkle, Joni Mitchell, Gordon Lightfoot and other popular musicians of yesteryear is coming to the Franco Center in Lewiston.  On Sunday, March 5, Denny Breau presents the “Blowin’ in the Wind” concert

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  • Mar
    10

    Piano Concert with Michael Lewin

    Performance Hall

    Mar 10 - Mar 10

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Michael Lewin at PianoThis Steinway Artist launched his concert career following victories in the William Kapell and the Franz Liszt International Piano Competitions.   Also highly respected as a teacher

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  • Mar
    18

    MSO – Midcoast Symphony Orchestra – Pops at the Opera

    Performance Hall

    Mar 18 - Mar 18

    7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    MSO Returns to the Gendron Franco Center with
    With Guest Conductor: Eric Hewitt
    Pops at the OperaMSO for 2007 Sponsor Sheet
    Strauss, Jr. – Overture to Die Flede maus
    Wagner – “Liebestod” from Triston & Isolde
    Bizet – Carmen Suite No. 2
    Ponchielli – “Dance of the Hours” from La gioconda
    Puccini – “Intermezzo” from Manon Lescaut, Act III
    Tchaikovsky – “Polonaise” from Eugene Onegin, Op. 24
    Verdi – “Prelude” from La Traviata, Act I
    Strauss – “Waltz Sequence” from Der Rosenkavalier

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